XSS in IBM iNotes



Published: 2017-06-09 | Updated: 2017-06-12
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2017-1325
CWE-ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Vendor IBM Corporation

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site scripting

EUVDB-ID: #VU7004

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2017-1325

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability is caused by incorrect filtration of input data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in victim’s browser in security context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Mitigation

Update to versions 8.5.3 FP6 Interim Fix 4, 9.0.1 FP8 Interim Fix 2.

Vulnerable software versions

IBM iNotes: 8.5 - 9.0.1

External links

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22003497


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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